Dr. Andrew W Kiragu MD Pediatrician

Dr. Andrew Kiragu is a pediatrician in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. He received his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Kiragu accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 123 doctors at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and one of 12 at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Interests: Preventative medicine, Critical care, Neurotrauma Neurointensive care Pediatric critical care Pediatrics Injury prevention

Education & Medical Training

University of Minnesota
Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 1998

University of Minnesota
Internship, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 1994 - 1995

Howard University College of Medicine
Class of 1994

U Minnesota
Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (Peds), 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 16 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 16 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 12 years in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

MN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Pediatric injury prevention: methods of booster seat education.
Philbrook, J.K., Kiragu, A.W., Geppert, J.S., Graham, P.R., Richardson, L.M., Kriel, R.L.

Utility of blood cultures in postoperative pediatric intensive care unit patients.
Kiragu, A.W., Zier, J., Cornfield, D.N.

Unilateral hypoxic-ischemic injury in young children from abusive head trauma, lacking craniocervical vascular dissection or cord injury.
McKinney, A. M., Thompson, L. R., Truwit, C. L., Velders, S., Karagulle, A., Kiragu, A.

See all 5 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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